Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for the Dietary Supplement Industry

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About This Course

New regulations for the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) have modified requirements for dietary supplement companies and raw material suppliers to be compliant under 21 CFR 1 Subpart L. This 1-hour training highlights the key requirements of the FSVP for raw material suppliers and dietary supplement manufacturers; these requirements are an extension of 21 CFR 111. Learn all you need to know to become compliant in this NSF training.

Key Learning Objectives

At the end of this NSF FSVP training, you will know and understand:

  • The definition of who is an importer under FSVP regulation
  • How the requirements for dietary supplements and dietary supplement components are modified
  • How to review the documentation required for compliance
  • Where the regulations are found under 21 CFR
  • When an on-site audit may be required and your options for compliance


Course instructors include:

Nicole Leitz - Nicole Leitz is Senior Partner of Validation & Compliance Institute (VCI) with more than 20 years of experience in the 21 CFR regulated industries. She has written and presented numerous training sessions on quality system elements and best cGMP practices to corporate clients and at national conventions. Nicole is also an experienced remediation consultant. She has advised and written documentation such as SOPs and WIs and has completed root cause investigations, CAPAs and complaints for corporate clients.

Nicole has a Master of Science degree in organic chemistry from Bucknell University and a Bachelor of Science in ACS chemistry from Hope College.

Jennifer Alfrey - Jennifer is the Sr. Director Global Nutrition, PMO and NPD Process at Mary Kay. She has a master’s degree in nutrition and over 25 years of experience in the dietary supplement and cosmetic industries. Her experience ranges from product innovation to global regulatory compliance with experience in formulating, developing and registering nutrition and cosmetic products in over 150 different countries.

Jennifer has also successfully built cGMP compliant quality management systems from the ground up for dietary supplement manufacturing operations. She has launched quality systems that include compliant documentation of procedures, MMRs, specifications, complaints, laboratory testing, test method development and manufacturing processes.

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